Things have not changed much

“The boodling aldermen are indeed the swine of our civilization but unfortunately there is no Antiochus to offer them as sacrifices to the offended gods… the citizenry is justified in turning to the April polls with the hope they will show Chicago has at last wearied of being represented and governed by the vilest of her citizens.” 
William T. Stead When Christ Came to Chicago 1894

“No scoundrel need apply for the position of alderman in the City of Chicago.”
Civic Federation
pamphlet 1894


About Peter V. Bella

Peter V. Bella is a passionate cook and photographer. Mr. Bella started cooking as a child with his parents. He has taken professional courses through the years. Mr. Bella a a freelance photojournalist and writer based in Chicago.
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